Education is the cheap defense of nations.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Well is it known that ambition can creep as well as soar.
When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall, one by one,...
Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.
The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind, is curiosity
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
He had no failings which were not owing to a noble cause; to an ardent,...
Fraud is the ready minister of injustice.
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is...
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.
The effect of liberty to individuals is that they may do what they please: we...
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.
To tax and to please, no more than to love and to be wise, is...
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded;...
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference, which is, at least, half infidelity
The most distressing aspect of the world into which you are going is its indifference...
If moderation is a fault, then indifference is a crime.
If there is anything in the universe that can't stand discussion, let it crack
When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons....